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Emmy/Emily/Emerline

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Sranso Mon 07-Jan-19 09:41:58

We've really struggled to name our DD2 who is now due in a matter of days.

We both like Emmy , but looking for views on whether we go with Emily (put off slightly by its popularity), Emmeline (open to mispronunciation) or just Emmy (is that a name?)

Her sister is Orla.

Santababyclaus Mon 07-Jan-19 09:43:18

What about Emilia or Emiliana?

(otherwise I'd go for Emily and I'd spell Emerline as Emmeline)

AhoyDelBoy Mon 07-Jan-19 09:44:28

I’d go with Emmeline. Don’t like Emily but love Emmeline and Emmy is the perfect nn.

Icklepup Mon 07-Jan-19 09:50:18

Emmeline nn Emme

YouSetTheTone Mon 07-Jan-19 10:27:11

I vote for Emmeline too! I think it’s gorgeous. It was on my shortlist of girls names. Emmy is a nice nn.

Peachbubble Mon 07-Jan-19 12:53:08

Emmeline, but I do like Emily too

Til89 Mon 07-Jan-19 12:54:16

What about Emma? That’s not as popular as it used to be! I’m a big fan of Emilia. Emmy is nice on it’s own. Or what about Esme?

HotInWinter Mon 07-Jan-19 13:00:44

Emilia?? Tho it may get confused with Amelia.
I know an Emmy. I think any of the longer versions are preferable as a birth cert name, with Emmy as a nick name.

PartridgeJoan Mon 07-Jan-19 13:05:09

I think Emmy would be a lovely name!

NannyR Mon 07-Jan-19 13:08:41

Emmeline is gorgeous and pretty straightforward to pronounce I would think? Emerline looks a bit made up to me, like you didn't know how to spell emmeline.

Astronica Mon 07-Jan-19 13:10:49

I'd put Emily, Emma, Esme or Emilia on the bc and call her Emmy. I'm not such a fan of Emmeline (please spell it this way), but I'd prefer Emmeline over just Emmy.

Rickytickytembo Mon 07-Jan-19 13:12:43

We have an Emilia, nickname Emmie. Love, love, love it 😍

Laurasimone Mon 07-Jan-19 14:29:09

Emma nn Emmmy

Laurasimone Mon 07-Jan-19 14:30:05

Without the extra m obv!

Sranso Mon 07-Jan-19 14:48:28

Emilia is too close to the ubiquitous Emilia for us.

17caterpillars1mouse Mon 07-Jan-19 14:49:47

I'd go with Emily or Emmeline

Sranso Mon 07-Jan-19 14:49:47

Amelia ofc. It's even closer to Emilia grin

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